Bib-Style Necklace and Earring Set with Mountain ''Jade'' Gemstone Beads and Accu-Flex® Beading Wire

Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutting pliers, cut a 20-inch length of copper Accu-Flex professional-quality beading wire. String onto the wire one crimp tube with loop. Place the crimp with the loop to the outside at the end of the wire. Place a small amount of adhesive inside the crimp (optional). Using the chain-nose pliers, crimp the center of the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end.
STEP 2
String onto the beading wire a crimp tube. Measure 1-inch down the wire from the previous crimp, and crimp the crimp tube using crimping pliers. String onto the wire one 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead, one 6mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead, one 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead, and one crimp tube. Crimp the crimp tube next to the 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead. Place a crimp cover over both crimps. Gently close the crimp covers using a pair of chain-nose pliers.

Repeat two times for a total of three sets.
STEP 3
String onto the beading wire a crimp tube. Measure 1-inch down the wire from the previous crimp, and crimp the crimp tube using crimping pliers. String onto the wire:
  • One 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead
  • One 6mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead
  • One 10mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead
  • One 6mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead
  • One 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead
Repeat five times for a total of six sets.
STEP 4
String on one crimp after the last 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over both crimps in this section.
STEP 5
Repeat Step 2 to finish the second portion of the necklace.
STEP 6
Repeat Step 1 to attach the crimp with hook to the end of the wire.

Accu-Flex Beading Wire Drops

STEP 7
Using flush-cutting pliers, cut fifteen 6-inch lengths, fifteen 4-inch lengths and thirty 3-inch lengths of copper Accu-Flex® beading wire.
STEP 8
Match up the ends of three 6-inch lengths of copper beading wire. Pass the wires through a crimp tube with loop. Place the crimp with the loop to the outside at the ends of the wire. Using the chain-nose pliers, crimp the crimp tube with loop.

Bend the left wire at 45 degrees from the center wire at the crimp. Repeat to bend the right wire at 45 degrees from the center wire at the crimp.
STEP 9
Separate the wires. String onto the left wire one 6mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 4-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 1-1/2 inches from the first crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

Bend the wires at 90 degrees from each other at the crimp.

Separate the wires. String onto the left wire one 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 3-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 2 inches from the previous crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

String onto the right wire one 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 3-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 1-1/2 inches from the previous crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

Bend the wires at 90 degrees from each other at the crimp. Cut the end of the wires 1-inch from the last crimp.
STEP 10
Separate the wires. String onto the center wire one 6mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 4-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 2 inches from the first crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

Bend the wires at 90 degrees from each other at the crimp.

Separate the wires. String onto the left wire one 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 3-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 1-1/2 inches from the previous crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

String onto the right wire one 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 3-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 1-1/4 inches from the previous crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

Bend the wires at 90 degrees from each other at the crimp. Cut the end of the wires 1-inch from the last crimp.
STEP 11
Separate the wires. String onto the right wire one 6mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 4-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 1-1/2 inches from the first crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

Bend the wires at 90 degrees from each other at the crimp.

Separate the wires. String onto the left wire one 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 3-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 1-1/2 inches from the previous crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

String onto the right wire one 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 3-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 2 inches from the previous crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

Bend the wires at 90 degrees from each other at the crimp. Cut the end of the wires 1-inch from the last crimp.
STEP 12
Repeat Steps 8 - 11 to create five copper wire and turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' drops.
STEP 13
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 5x4.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on a copper wire and turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' drop and around the copper wire between the first set of 4mm turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' beads from Step 3. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach a copper wire and turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' drop between each of the sets of turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' beads from Step 3.

Earrings

STEP 1
Using flush-cutting pliers, cut the end off of a headpin. Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire. String onto the wire one 10mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead. Finish the straight end of the wire with a wrapped loop. Repeat to create two 10mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' beading links.
STEP 2
Using flush-cutters, cut six 4-inch lengths, six 3-inch lengths, and twelve 2-inch lengths of copper Accu-Flex® beading wire.
STEP 3
Match up the ends of three 4-inch lengths of copper beading wire. Pass the wires through a crimp tube with loop. Place the crimp with the loop to the outside at the end of the wire. Place a small amount of adhesive inside the crimp (optional). Using the chain-nose pliers, crimp the center of the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end.

Bend the left wire at 45 degrees from the center wire at the crimp. Repeat to bend the right wire at 45 degrees from the center wire at the crimp.
STEP 4
Separate the wires. String onto the left wire one 6mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 3-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 1-inch from the first crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

Bend the wires at 90 degrees from each other at the crimp.

Separate the wires. String onto the left wire one 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 2-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 3/4 inch from the previous crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

Bend the wires at 90 degrees from each other at the crimp. Cut the end of the wires 1-inch from the last crimp.

String onto the right wire one 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 2-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 1/2 inch from the previous crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

Bend the wires at 90 degrees from each other at the crimp. Cut the end of the wires 1-1/4 inch from the last crimp.
STEP 5
Separate the wires. String onto the center wire one 6mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 3-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 1-1/4 inches from the first crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

Bend the wires at 90 degrees from each other at the crimp.

Separate the wires. String onto the left wire one 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 2-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 1/2 inch from the previous crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

String onto the right wire one 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 2-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 1-3/4 inches from the previous crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

Bend the wires at 90 degrees from each other at the crimp. Cut the end of the wires 1-inch from the last crimp.
STEP 6
Separate the wires. String onto the right wire one 6mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 3-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 1-1/2 inches from the first crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

Bend the wires at 90 degrees from each other at the crimp.

Separate the wires. String onto the left wire one 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 2-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 1/2 inch from the previous crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

Bend the wires at 90 degrees from each other at the crimp. Cut the end of the wires 1-inch from the last crimp.

String onto the right wire one 4mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' bead and one crimp. Pass the end of a 2-inch length of copper beading wire through the crimp. Measure 3/4 inches from the previous crimp. Crimp the tube and place a crimp cover over the crimp.

Bend the wires at 90 degrees from each other at the crimp. Cut the end of the wires 3/4 inch from the last crimp.
STEP 7
Open the loop on a 10mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' beading link. Pass it through the loop on an earwire. Close the loop. Open the opposite loop on the 10mm round turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' beading link. Pass it through the loop on the copper wire and turquoise blue mountain ''jade'' drop. Close the loop.
STEP 8
Repeat Steps 3 - 7 to create the second earring.

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